When I lived in NYC, I thought of starting a manhole cover collection. There were a couple of problems, not the least of which was how to obtain a manhole without breaking the law and, where to keep this collection. I opted for making a collection of manhole cover photographs. Here is my first manhole […]
This is the manhole cover directly adjacent to the crescent picture from yesterday’s post. It is only slightly twisted from its original position.
The placement of this Sanitary Sewer cover back into place must have been a tough decision for the worker who was given the task. I must give him or her credit for aligning the words on the cover (‘Sanitary Sewer’) with the white line. It was a choice: align the words or put the white […]
I’m not exactly sure how the round water valve cover came to be surrounded by an oval. It doesn’t look like a machine-made cut. I like this photo for this mystery and that it could be a Ptolemaic schematic in which the earth is the center of everything.
I’m not sure what this iron cover is protecting. I wouldn’t call it a manhole cover, as it is only 12-18 inches in diameter. Also, it is in a parking lot. Maybe it is a drain from one of the restaurants. I like the reflection of the yellow street lights.